Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 69 89
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20 -33
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 135 84 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.35% 3.69% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 4.12% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 128 65 66
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £34,250 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,450 £66,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +18.42%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2893 2037 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.14% 89.46% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2201 1679 2183
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £29,363 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +5.95%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Cambridge

Open Source
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Open Source in Cambridge

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 81 (60.00%) Python
2 77 (57.04%) C++
3 68 (50.37%) Java
4 67 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (49.63%) Software Engineering
5 57 (42.22%) JavaScript
6 54 (40.00%) Algorithms
7 45 (33.33%) C#
8 43 (31.85%) Mentoring
9 39 (28.89%) Mobile App
10 36 (26.67%) Linux
11 35 (25.93%) Machine Learning
11 35 (25.93%) SDLC
12 33 (24.44%) Computer Science
13 32 (23.70%) C
13 32 (23.70%) PhD
14 31 (22.96%) Degree
14 31 (22.96%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
16 28 (20.74%) OO
17 26 (19.26%) HTML
18 25 (18.52%) Informatics
18 25 (18.52%) GitHub
19 24 (17.78%) Relational Database
19 24 (17.78%) User Experience
20 23 (17.04%) Ruby
21 22 (16.30%) Ruby on Rails
21 22 (16.30%) Mathematics
21 22 (16.30%) Web Development
21 22 (16.30%) Multithreading

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.96%) JBoss
2 3 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.52%) GitHub
2 3 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) Wireless
2 4 (2.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) Relational Database
2 21 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (14.81%) Geospatial Data
4 6 (4.44%) MySQL
5 3 (2.22%) Big Data
6 2 (1.48%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (14.81%) Bitbucket
2 7 (5.19%) MSI
2 7 (5.19%) WiX
3 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.96%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.74%) JUnit
4 1 (0.74%) Mockito
4 1 (0.74%) webpack
General
1 10 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (2.22%) Electronics
3 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (51.85%) Developer
2 38 (28.15%) Software Engineer
3 20 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 20 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 19 (14.07%) C++ Developer
5 18 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 18 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (13.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 18 (13.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 18 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 16 (11.85%) Graduate
6 16 (11.85%) Graduate Developer
6 16 (11.85%) Research Engineer
7 15 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (9.63%) Graduate Software Developer
8 13 (9.63%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 12 (8.89%) C++ Software Developer
9 12 (8.89%) Graduate C++ Developer
9 12 (8.89%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
10 11 (8.15%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.26%) HTML
2 22 (16.30%) Ruby on Rails
3 21 (15.56%) Node.js
4 20 (14.81%) CSS
5 18 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 14 (10.37%) TensorFlow
7 6 (4.44%) HTML5
8 5 (3.70%) Moose
9 4 (2.96%) Django
10 3 (2.22%) LAMP
10 3 (2.22%) RESTful
10 3 (2.22%) Web Services
11 2 (1.48%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.48%) Spring
12 1 (0.74%) J2EE
12 1 (0.74%) JSP
12 1 (0.74%) POSIX
12 1 (0.74%) SOAP
12 1 (0.74%) Spring MVC
12 1 (0.74%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 54 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 39 (28.89%) Mobile App
3 33 (24.44%) Computer Science
4 31 (22.96%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (17.78%) User Experience
6 21 (15.56%) Blog
7 18 (13.33%) Client/Server
8 14 (10.37%) Smart City
9 7 (5.19%) Device Driver
10 6 (4.44%) Fintech
11 4 (2.96%) Clustering
11 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (2.96%) Private Cloud
11 4 (2.96%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.48%) Bitcoin
13 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.67%) Linux
2 18 (13.33%) Windows
3 10 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (4.44%) Unix
5 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
6 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
1 67 (49.63%) Software Engineering
2 43 (31.85%) Mentoring
3 35 (25.93%) Machine Learning
3 35 (25.93%) SDLC
4 30 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
5 28 (20.74%) OO
6 25 (18.52%) Informatics
7 22 (16.30%) Mathematics
7 22 (16.30%) Multithreading
7 22 (16.30%) Web Development
8 21 (15.56%) Coaching
8 21 (15.56%) Test Automation
9 19 (14.07%) Web Application Development
10 18 (13.33%) Configuration Management
10 18 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
10 18 (13.33%) Statistics
10 18 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
11 17 (12.59%) Creative Thinking
12 16 (11.85%) Probability Theory
Programming Languages
1 81 (60.00%) Python
2 77 (57.04%) C++
3 68 (50.37%) Java
4 57 (42.22%) JavaScript
5 45 (33.33%) C#
6 32 (23.70%) C
7 23 (17.04%) Ruby
8 16 (11.85%) Julia
8 16 (11.85%) MATLAB
9 11 (8.15%) SQL
10 9 (6.67%) Embedded C
11 8 (5.93%) Perl
12 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.96%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.96%) PHP
13 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.22%) VBScript
14 1 (0.74%) F#
14 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (23.70%) PhD
2 31 (22.96%) Degree
3 9 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) Firmware
2 1 (0.74%) QEMU
Vendors
1 18 (13.33%) Google
2 3 (2.22%) Intel
2 3 (2.22%) NVIDIA
3 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle